Fighting for Your Rights…And Your Wallet

By Larry Keane Tax holidays are a common occurrence across many states in the U.S where, usually for one weekend a year, certain eligible products are exempt from sales tax. The benefits of these holidays are two-fold, as business owners see a dramatic increase in sales throughout the holiday weekend while consumers can save hundreds […]

NSSF Praises President Trump’s Rejection of UN Arms Trade Tready

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, praised President Donald Trump’s rejection of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that was signed by the Obama Administration, but was never ratified. President Trump delivered the announcement at the NRA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Friday, April 26, noting, “We’re taking our […]

Banks Not Shooting Straight With Truth in Lending to Firearms Industry

By Larry Keane [ED: This column was published in The Federalist, Thursday, April 17, 2019, and is reprinted here with permission.] Citigroup’s getting asked some hard questions about fiscal sanity of their decision to discriminate against firearms businesses and their answers aren’t likely to soothe investors. Justin Danhof, General Counsel for the National Center Public […]

Firearms Industry Heads to Capitol Hill

By Larry Keane Nothing is more influential and more important for lawmakers than to hear directly from their constituents. That’s why I couldn’t have been more proud of the 70 attendees from across the firearms and ammunition industries for joining together this week to make NSSF’s annual Fly-In a success. Representatives from over 40 firearms […]

On “Gun Violence,” Real Solutions Require Dealing in Facts

By Steve Sanetti Gun control groups praising Connecticut’s Supreme Court decision to allow the Soto v. Bushmaster case to move forward are, ironically, using the court decision as an opportunity to perpetuate false narratives, the same misdeeds of which they accuse the firearms industry. Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence struck out at the […]

Firearms Industry Economic Impact Rises 171% Since 2008

You know the business that statist gas bags like Eric Swalwell, Nancy Pelosi and Diane Feinstein are always attacking and trying to hinder? The business that employs tens of thousand of Americans in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, commercial and retail sales? Well that business — the firearms industry — now has a positive economic impact of […]